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you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! . new accusations over yesterday's occupy demonstration in san francisco, the stories from protesters and police. >> a heart breaker today in detroit. the team lost the lead and dropped another game to the tigers. >> too high. >> and more pain that pump as gas prices reach a record high, how it is effecting more than
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just drivers. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> good evening. i am ken pritchett. >> i am heather holmes. >> members of the occupy moment in san francisco are leveling new accusations at police, stemming from yesterday's protest. ktvu's patty lee asked if the action were justified. >> reporter: san francisco police do not dispute the video but they said what is not known is what the protesters did before hand. >> reporter: this is video of san francisco police arresting protesters. it was shot by a filmmaker. >> the cops were hitting people with batons and shoving people and slamming people around. the video is making its
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way around the web. what is not available is footage before this scene. >> the protesters threw paint at the officers. some of the bags of paint contained rocks. >> reporter: police say there were a few incidents in which officers used batons or police holds to make arrest. >> reasonable force. officers were confronted with objects. >> reporter: we found this posting written by someone part of the protest. it describes how protesters threw paint bombs at officers. >> generally speaking the cops -- >> reporter: but from his point of view, san francisco police jumped the gun by breaking up the march after just a few blocks and violated first
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amendment rights. >> acted out of line and policy. they were just crazy. >> reporter: he said officers could have prevented time at the jail if they just played by the rules. patty lee, ktvu channel 2 news. san francisco police are investigating a double shooting at left one man dead, it happened 2:30 a.m. this morning. officers found two men in a car both suffering gun shot wounds. one man died that scene, the other was hospitalized. there are reports the shooter drove off in a silver toyota with front end damage. >> reporter: pg&e is working to restore electricity in hayward, 15 hours after a car accident toppled a pole. the driver crashed around 3:00
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a.m. this morning. live power lines fell, knocking out power. no one was hurt. right now all but 56 customers had power restored and pg&e expects to have the lights back on by 9:00 p.m. for everyone. the chp is trying to determine what caused a deadly accident about 7:45 a.m. this morning. a driver swerved and crashed into a ditch. one person was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. now to our coverage of playoff fever spreading across the bay area. the a's played this morning, the giants' game will soon get underway. we have live team coverage. ktvu's debora villalon is live in san francisco, where fans are gathering to see them take on the red but we begin with fred inglis live from detroit where a's fans cheered on their
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team despite a loss. >> reporter: yes, you know, losing game one of a best of five series on the road adds more pressure to the a's but this morning i talked to the players and the local fan whose seem confident about game two today. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> hit a home n. >> reporter: he has been shooting bay area sports teams since the 1970s. but this year's a's team is something new. >> besides being young this is a fairy tale story. they are amazing. this year is so special, not just in terms of the year, but in the innocence. like your first love. >> we know we are in the hunt. get away with a win today hopefully. >> reporter: fans were over
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shadowed by tiger nation but the park is not intimeidating -- intimidating. several players families are here for support. he has relatives in from chicago. >> mom, aunts, uncles. >> reporter: safety in numbers? >> well, we are his number one fan. >> it is not a hostile environment. it is a wonderful experience and i do get loud. >> reporter: a's kept the crowd quiet till the late innings and that is when the game went detroit's way. so now the circus comes back to oakland for game 3 on tuesday and it is the a's wish that maybe this lasts for three more days because after all they must not only win on tuesday, but wednesday and thursday as well. no tall order that they have
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not had to deal with before. don't forget, they won their last six games at home. reporting live, fred inglis, ktvu channel 2 news. >> loyal a's fans rolled into sports bars this morning. today's game started at 9:00 a.m. pacific time. we caught up with some in oakland. some were already looking forward to next week when the a's will face the detroit tigers at home. >> people will be on their feet screaming, the energy has been incredible for the last home series run and sweeping the mariners and rangers. it will be awesome. >> the next game is tuesday in oakland with a start time of 6:00 p.m. has more on the a's playoffs, including a sideline showed and an interview with the team manager. and at 5:30 p.m.
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we will talk togiants fans who are -- to giants fan whose are hoping they will bring the bay area a win. nice weather tonight but we may have changes. mark tamayo is here now. >> the weather changing a bit. could include showers over the next few days but not tonight. tonight readings dropping off rapidly. mostly clear skies out there as you can see, bit of a breeze around san francisco and oakland. if you are heading to at&t park you can see this, clear skies, maybey partly cloudy skies late in the game -- maybe partly cloudy skies late in the game. winds 10-20 miles per hour. low clouds to the north and to the south, it has been a nice weekend. we had over cast near the shoreline this afternoon. temperatures right now are
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ranging in the lower 60s in san francisco. warmest locations low to mid- 70s. nights are getting chillier and we have valley fog forming. tomorrow morning, visibility is down to 1/2 mile. and here is a look that numbers. 46 santa rosa. 45 napa. lots of 50 for san francisco, oakland, san jose and morgan hill. coming up, the temperature change for tomorrow and in two days shower chances. >> thank you. an hour ago the blue angels performed their final flight for fleet week. they are so cool. they wowed the clouds as they flew over san francisco and the bay. the pilots performed stunts and
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coming up the economic impact the activities happening this weekend, what type of impact it had on san francisco businesses. >> gas prices hit a record today, rising 4 cents over night. yesterday gas rose 13 cents over night. currently the average price of gas in california is $4.65. a month ago it was $4.17. in san francisco gas is averaging $4.73. oakland, san jose, $4.67. ktvu's ann rubin has more on the reason behind the price spike. >> reporter: another day, another price hike at the pump. californians are paying a record amount. gas here is 84 cents higher than the national average. >> the prices are crazy. >> people need a break. it is way too high. >> i try not to drive. >> reporter: but some have no
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choice. the driver has been documenting how much he spends each day and calculating how much extra he needs to work to cover the expenses. >> to the driver and the price of the fare still the same. >> reporter: at pizzaman drivers get reumbursed by the mile. -- reimbursed by the mile. >> hard to hire people. >> reporter: experts blame the spike on a power failure last week and the scale back after the fire in august, this when there are typically shortages as california switches to winter blends. that is why he is glad he can fill up for under $20. >> i am grateful and only use the bike when necessary. >> reporter: experts say there
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will be relief at the pump by next week. ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now on the gas prices. governor jerry brown said to make emergency steps to increase the gas supply. he directed them to transition to winter blend gas early. typically that type of gas is not sold till after october 31. it evaporates more quickly and better for air quality. busy weekend in san francisco, something for everyone, especially local businesses. >> the state department should not wait for the conclusion of its review board. >> a call to action in the investigation of the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. what they say they must do to keep officials safe over seas
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more are than a dozen pets were rescued during a house fire this afternoon about 12:20 p.m. two people inside the home got out safely and fire crews were able to put the fire out. during the fire crews pulled out a dog and 14 cats. the cause of the fire is under investigation. there is fleet week, the giants game, 49ers, too many big events in san francisco today. that means visitors and big money for businesses. ktvu's paul chambers joins us live with the business end of this busy weekend. >> reporter: the blue angels wrapped up their performance and as you can see giant fans are on their way to the park,
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and how can i forget the 49ers destroyed the buffalo bills. >> reporter: some say it is one of the busiest weekends in san francisco history. america's cup and the blue angels. >>busiest weekend of the year. our season finality. >> reporter: he drives a cab in san francisco. he says this weekend he ricked -- raked in triple the cash. and his service was needed. >> as you know, our last big hurrah for the year and it has been great. >> i love we have so many people here and wonderful for so much revenue. >> reporter: like the street fair, tons of food and people out enjoying the weather and both home town teams in action.
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>> good buz about the city sports wise. from the a's to the giants. packed for that yesterday. >> reporter: let's not forget the blue grass festival that is also tonight. live in san francisco, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. this was also a big weekend for bart. there was record ridership yesterday. 319,000 people hopped on bart trains. that is a huge jump, considering 202,000 people ride on a average saturday. officials have been repairing for this weekend for a while. california's recycling program is losing $200 million a year to fraud. the los angeles times reports truck loads come into california and the sate pays the -- state pays the refunds
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even though it never got the deposit. governor jerry brown signed a law to help stop the fraud. the former head of a detail in libya is set to investigate the attack last month that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. he said his security team was pulled out weeks before the attack. he says the state department should take action now. >> the state department should not wait for the conclusion of its review board. i think there out to be a process to enhance the security of official personal. >> wednesday's hearing was called by the over site committee. the man behind the video that sparked violence across the world is due in court this
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week. a judge in los angeles is set to decide if nakoula basseley nakoula should return to prison. he was convicted in 2010 of bank fraud is in custody. authorities say nakoula basseley nakoula is behind the film innocence of muslims that led to violent reactions in the middle east. the board of supervisors is set to decide the face of suspended san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi. they are expected to vote tuesday at 2:00 p.m. on whether he should keep his job. 9 must vote against ross mirkarimi to remove him from office. it stems from domestic violence against the sheriff. in election 2012 news, president obama returns to the golden state, including the bay
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area as fundraising gets close to $1 billion. today president obama landed in los angeles for a visit. tonight's events includes a reception with bill clinton and dinner and a concert. >> tomorrow president obama will go to bakersfield to dedicate immomentument and then will arrive in the bay area -- monument and then arrive in the bay area. mitt romney campaigned in florida, knocking president obama's performance in last week's debate. >> you had the chance to hear his answers or his non-answers. [ laughter ] >> now, of course, we are hearing his excuses and january we will watch him leave the
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white house. >> mitt romney had to fight off a supporter who was attempting to wipe his face. a poll shows mitt romney about even with president obama in florida. in colorado mitt romney losing ground in the swing state since the debate. a poll found the president is leading by 4 points. that is one point less than a different poll taken before the debate. 80% said they watched the debate. this week the nominees for vice president will go head to head in a debate. coming up, who is expressing confidence. skiera is now -- south
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korea korea -- 186 miles in hopes of limiting a arm's race. they announced the capability is 500 miles. the change close as gap between the south and the north. he has been developing missiles that could potentially reach a u.s. target by 2016. venezuela voters flock to the polls in a presidential election. why some are traveling several miles to cast their ballots. >> and unanswered questions about a drown shot down in israel. >> and new information about a meningitis outbreak. the three california businesses that could be linked to the disease.
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. voters in wednesday wednesday are flocking to the polls in the most tightly contested presidential election in a decade. president hugo chavez is being challenged by a former state governor. in the united states hundreds travels to vote, including this one here in new orleans. >> we drove 23 hours to be here. and we can tell the people in venezuela there is no reason to stay in the houses. it doesn't matter who you vote for but vote. >> president hugo chavez has
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been in power for 14 years and predicted he will win in a landslide. libya's parliament voted out the prime minister. he was the nation's first elect lected prime minister. in other news of the world tonight, on the boarder of turkey and syria, fire between the two countries. diplomats said there are concerns it could lead to a wider war. the exchange began 5 days ago. the turkish government once supported the president but now s now a -- but is now a
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supporter of the rebels. collecting wreckage from where a drone was shot down yesterday. no word on the origin of the drone and it was taken down by jet fighters. no group claimed responsibility. hezbollah is expected. in spain demonstrators took to the streets to protest punishing government cuts. spain's over all unemployment is 25% while theyie unemployment is 50%. -- the youth unemployment is 50%. tempers are rising and a strike may be brewing. still to come a brawl in san francisco that left one man fighting for his life, plus -- >> playoff fever in san francisco, but it is giving these fan as case of nerves tonight as the giants try to
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get even against the reds. what fans are looking for on the field. >> plus that meningitis outbreak keeps growing, how many people have been effected and the effected and california businesses that could be linked to the debate. >> paul ryan and joe biden get ready to go head to head. >> and the new ktvu ipad app is ready to download. get traffic, weather and breaking news anytime, anywhere.
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back now to our continuing coverage of playoff fever spreading across the bay area. a's fans cope with today's loss. giants faps have -- fans have high hopes. ktvu's debora villalon is live at at&t park. >> reporter: the crowds are starting to surge in now. they arrived later than yesterday, maybe because many fans were that 49ers game. we found a lot of people watching that game before at&t park opened. they are hoping the giants win. otherwise they head to cincinnati and have to sweet all three games. -- sweep all three games. had -- worried -- >> worried. nervous. excited.
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worried. >> he will come through. >> i am not worried. we will do it. this is san francisco. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> we should have won. >> the giants are a scrappy team, they were in it last night till the last out. so one of those times that will be the winning run. it is all good. >> reporter: that is the optimism that comes from seeing them come back from defeat again and everyone wants a repeat of the world series two years ago. the fans last night are walking on pins and needles tonight. first pitch in an hour and we will bring you the latest at 10:00 p.m. reporting live in san francisco, debora villalon, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. a large closing time brawl in san francisco ended with a man hospitalized with life
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threatening injuries. a fight involving 20 people broke out after 2:00 a.m. this morning. investigators say someone punched a 23-year-old man who hit his head on the pavement. that man is now fighting for his life. investigators are looking for a man, 20-30 years old who was seen leaving the scene in a white vehicle. authorities are searching for the would be car thief. it happened at 6:30 p.m. last night on lincoln boulevard. a officer spotted the man and tried to stop him, the man sthenjumped into his -- then jumped into his vehicle and tried to hit him. police in sacramento discovered a pot farm krogh in a homeowner's yard -- farm in a
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homeowner's yard. someone fired a gun at someone trying to steal the marijuana. no the number of people with meningitis road today to 91. the centers for disease control says the company that made the drug issued a recall for all of its products. doctors say anyone treated with a steroid should be on the look out for signsf illness. -- signs of illness. >> similar to the flu. currently. but if you had this particular steroid injection, if you are experiencing one or two symptoms, get checked. >> the centers for disease control says the injections were sent to three businesses in california.
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here is a list of the companies. so far no cases have been reported here. the man accused of killing trevon martin plans to file a lawsuit against nbc claiming they edited a version of his 911 call to make it sound like he volunteered information that trevon martin was blacked. the lawsuit was confirmed last- night. >> -- last night. >> he doesn't volunteer that information. somebody asked him to describe someone. but the way things were edited like nbc made it sound otherwise. >> three employees of nbc lost their jobs because of the editing. george zimmerman is free on bail facing second degree murder charges in the shooting death of trevon martin.
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a sharper debate this week as the vice presidential candidates get ready. >> reporter: the count down a joe biden and paul ryan's face- off has begun. they are preparing to go head to head on the heals of -- heels of the presidential debate. >> i think paul will do a great job and i also think joe biden is gifted. >> reporter: after president obama's poor showing against mitt romney in denver, democrats are counting on joe biden to pull out a win. >> vice president joe biden will do very well. he is in touch with the american public and i am hopeful that paul ryan will tell the truth. >> reporter: he gave his opinion on how the next debate will go. >> i am sure that vice president joe biden got a phone
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call from the white house and said, look, we didn't go after governor romney as much so you have got to turn up the heat. >> both men will be prepared. >> reporter: joe biden said he is ready. >> i am looking forward to it. >> reporter: foreskin domestic pallyish -- foreign and domestic policies will be in debate next week. >> you can watch the debate live here on ktvu channel 2 news on thursday starting at 6:00 p.m. ktvu channel 2 news news will follow. former president bill clinton will attend a rally at uc davis this weekend. democrats are counting on bill clinton's star power to help two races. he is running for the 10th 10th district seat and he is running for the 7th district seat.
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bill clinton will call on supporters. he represents the east bay's 10 10th district is running for the third district. the federal emergency management agency kicked off fire prevention safety this week. each family has a plan on how to escape a fire in less than 30 seconds. and find two ways to get out of a room and teach children how to get out on their own. a letter by albert weinstein is set to go up for auction tomorrow. the opening bid is $3 million. it was written in 1954. in it he called the bible a
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collection of honorable but primitive legends. he took the idea of god or a higher power seriously, elevating it about religious conception. raising money for women battling cancer. >> friends, family and supporters were there to cheer them on. they hosted the swim the mile fund riser -- fundraiser for the 19th year in a row. >> it is just a huge celebration of the human spirit. many women and men are cancer survivors, people being treated for cancer or supporting a loved one. >> organizers hope to pass last year's totals.
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they provide therapy, home care and financial assistance. we are weeks away from halloween and pump kins are -- pumpkins are ready for the event. >> and a great day to be outdoors, mark tamayo will tell us which parts of the bay area could see some showers. 1 of 4 big 4-dollar meals on the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. open all night.
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the world champion pumpkin weigh off is tomorrow. last year it was 1704 pounds. not only was it the winner, it was the second largest pumpkin weighed in the world last year.
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we will be there tomorrow morning. a lot of people will go down to see that tomorrow and we will find out what the weather will be like. mark tamayo is here with more. >> half moon bay, always a fun event, bundle up for the morning hours. right now, getting ready for the game, clear skies. breeze out there, winds 10-20 miles per hour. lot of excite near the park, on shore and in the bay waters as well. right now we have a batch of high clouds to the south, san jose, monterey bay and lower clouds towards point rays. san francisco, oakland, richmond and fremont. temperatures today, range from the lower 60s in pacifica and san francisco. lots of 70s from oakland --
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from oakland, napa. antioch 77. san jose 73 degrees. morgan hill upper 70s. for tonight, clear and breezy. tomorrow morning clouds and partly cloudy skies. we bring in a chance of a few showers by wednesday and a slight chance by tuesday. for tomorrow, partly cloudy skies, temperatures come down a few degrees. this is the weather system we have been watching and it is a complex forecast, nothing is steering this guy. tuesday this could be close enough to bring in a chance of a shower. and then they pump up for wednesday. this is the track, heading to the south by mid-week. something to keep an eye on. tomorrow morning, low clouds resurface. especially in the north bay valleys. be careful with low visibilities tomorrow morning in napa county.
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and for the afternoon hours, partly cloudy skies, maybe a patch or two of low clouds near the shoreline. look at this. last week we had temperatures in the 90s to 100 degrees. tomorrow 60s. warmest locations inland lower 70s. no 90s. no 8ies. barely making it up to the 70. oakland 67. livermore lower 70s. antioch 73 degrees. san jose 71. santa cruz 67. san francisco clouds in the morning, partly cloudy skies, high of 62. here is a look ahead, your five- day forecast. there is a slight chance of a sprinkle or light shower tuesday. we bump up the chances wednesday. especially wednesday morning. thursday lingering clouds for the morning hours and then we thicken up the clouds on friday. maybe a few sprinkles on friday. with the weekend in view,
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clouds saturday. sunday is the better day of the weekend with partly cloudy skies. thankfully wrapping up a busy weekend and the weather cooperated. >> thank you. the space x company launched its first official cargo mission to the international space station. the capsule is expected to dock on wednesday and it will birth there for about 2 weeks before returning to earth. space x sent the first capsule on a test run back in may. coming up the 49ers look to make it two in a row as they host the bills and more live coverage of the a's from detroit. stick around, sports wrap is coming up next.
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good evening. welcome to sports wrap. one of the bizzest sundays is still in progress. for the second straight game in detroit the a's ran into a effective starting pitcher. the a's broke through in the third. yoenis cespedes muscles one to left. the tigers got a run. 1-1 tie. another run in the 7th. pennington with a single to score smith. 2-1 a's. he got into a jam and should have been out of the inning when he induced miguel cabrera
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to hit a shallow fly. coco crisp baubles it and drops. two runs come home. 3-2 tigers. coco crisp almost gets the ball but his teammates pick him up in the 8th. redick got into a pitch, that one clears the fence. the a's 4-3. but allowed the tigers to tie it. on to the 9th. bases loaded, one out. don kelly hits a flyball, deep enough to score a run. the a's who were supposed to have home field advantage now face an elimination game when they play on tuesday. 5-4 the final as the tigers go up 2-0. fred inglis is live in detroit. fred, the a's, it was their mistake that cost them the
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game. >> reporter: they had the lead three different times and let all three slip away. you think, okay, you got 12 rookies on the team, perhaps they are prone to making mistakes but it was the only two 30 somethings on the team that made the two most costliest mistakes. coco crisp is the only a's player with a world series ring. but that drop ball cost them the lead once again. 3-2 tigers. hamilton feels your pain but the a's came back, retook the lead till bellfore makes what he said was two bad pitches and then he talked about the new format, the lowest seed hosts the first two games of the series. >> no excuses but it is tough
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knowing we got to come in here and face them, not a fan of that. got to say that. but it is what it is. you know, we took it on the chin. >> one of those adjustment calls to try to catch it like that, or slide into it, just unfortunate that it just -- you know, i didn't make the catch. i feel like i should have made the catch. >> we are not getting down, we are going to go out there and keep grinding on tuesday, act like a winning ball club. we are going to keep being the team we were all year. >> reporter: this was not a pretty game in any way. 20 hits combined. three for extra bases and 20 strikeouts. three wild pitches. that is just the kind of game
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the a's are used to winning but they will have to do it on tuesday at home. reporting live in detroit, fred inglis, sports wrap. >> thank you. >> the giants and red in game two at at&t pebble beach national pro-am. madison bumgarner going for the giants. bruce koci announced ryan vogelsong will be the pitcher on tuesday. adam wainwright in the second inning, he drives in a run. the cardinals 2-1. still 2-1. in the 8th, moore slap as king tool right. two runs comes home.
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and washington wins. >> the defense is supposed to be the signature unit on the 49ers, today the offense did something that hadn't been done since 1961. hard to imagine the 49ers misfired. williamswilliams make as move. 43-yard play. 10-3 san francisco. before halftime the 49ers took advantage of a turnover and had a shot. 17-3. the 49ers scored the final 42 points. frank gore makes it 24-3. the 49ers defense did not allow a touchdown. buffalo driving in the 3rd quarter but he throws one up, he interceptions. the 49ers won the turnover
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battle 2-1. smith to manningham. you have to say williams turned the wrong way. 49ers ran up 621 yards of offense. that is a franchise record in the win. back to the 1961 fact, that was the last time san francisco had a 300-yard passer. >> back with more on this very busy sunday sports wrap, right after this.
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the raiders the only bay area team not in action. they are back next weekend in atlanta. talladega, the sprint to the finish. stewart tried to cut him off. this is what can happen after he gets on his side. ends up on top of kasey kahne and all 25 cars were involve -- cars were involved in this
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crash. no one was seriously hurt. matt won under yellow. it took nascar an hour to sort out the rest of the finishers. brad is the points leader by 14 over jimmie johnson. that will do it for sports wrap. more at 10:00 p.m. see you then. >> thank you. >> our coverage continues tonight at the 10:00 p.m. news. we will be live at at&t pebble beach national at&t park -- live at at&t park. >> thank you so much for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks and we are always here for you online on and mobile ktvu. we will see you back here tonight at 10:00 p.m.
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